Best Albums of 2021

Listed below are the best albums of 2021 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 greatest album charts.

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2021 year summaryThe best artists of 2021 were Black Country, New Road, Little Simz, Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra, Japanese Breakfast, Tyler, The Creator, Squid, Black Midi, Weezer, Lana Del Rey and Low.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 29 of 100

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 452 45%
United Kingdom 198 20%
Mixed Nationality 45 5%
Canada 45 5%
Australia 40 4%
Germany 29 3%
France 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 971 97%
Yes 29 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Best Artists of 2023
1. Lil Yachty
2. 파란노을 [Parannoul]
3. Belle And Sebastian
4. Iggy Pop
5. Nicole Dollanganger
6. John Cale
7. Margo Price
8. Riverside (PL)
9. Young Fathers
10. Måneskin
11. Gaz Coombes
12. Gabrielle Aplin
13. Louis Rafaï
14. Allen Epley
15. The Men
16. King Tuff
17. Sam Smith
18. Asian Glow & Sonhos Tomam Conta
19. Skyzoo & The Other Guys
20. Bob Dylan
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